Crime briefs

Robbery foiled

A machete-wielding man was foiled Saturday night in an attempt to hold up the Maedac House building in Red Bay, George Town.  

The man apparently tried to enter the store carrying a machete and a white bag, but found himself locked out by security doors.  

He ran to the rear of the building after he failed to enter. No arrests were immediately reported.  

The man was described as being between 5 feet, six inches and 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with a light brown complexion, wearing a black mask, hoodie, dark glasses and dark pants.  

Missing woman 

RCIPS officers have become concerned for the safety of a 22-year-old woman who has not been heard from in several days.  

Sahira Wong Quintero, of Cuba, was last seen on May 11 at Treasure Island Hotel and Resort.  

Two days later, she was reported missing to police.  

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8477. 


Sahira Wong Quintero was last seen at Treasure Island on May 11.

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